Product Designer - Design System

San Francisco CA
30+ days ago

Job Description

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

About the Team

On the Canvas Design System team, we work across multiple Workday product areas, alongside specialized application designers and engineers. Our job is to consider things at a system level, ensuring consistency and coherence while solving the specific user problem at hand. We work with our Canvas Kit (React/HTML/CSS) development teams to contribute to the library of components, consult on features and patterns, maintain documentation libraries - and a lot of other exciting stuff.

Our focus is on self-service and scalability. Creating robust processes to empower our users (other designers and developers in Workday and beyond) to contribute back to the system.

About the Role

We are looking for a Product Designer to join our Design System team, Canvas. If you have a passion for creating great user experiences, an understanding of component-based architectures, and a desire to be a part of building a world-class design system-that operates at a global scale-then read on.

About You

We hire for skill, passion and the proven ability to deliver results; and we live up to our responsibilities to help our employees move their careers forward. You might want to work with us if you share some of these traits.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years industry experience

  • Experience building and maintaining a design system

  • B.A./B.Sc. degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc.), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS) or a related field, or equivalent practical/real-world experience

Other Qualifications:

  • A portfolio demonstrating your problem solving ability and a deep appreciation for simple, sleek and usable interfaces

  • You have experience with building and maintaining a design system

  • You are familiar with industry conventions around tokens, components, patterns, etc.

  • You have a proven track record of making real impacts to users (with success metrics to support)

  • You have designed products for mid to large enterprise companies, working in an agile environment

  • You have strong team collaboration, and stakeholder management skills

  • You have excellent communication, presentation and networking skills

  • You have collaborated with product management and engineering counterparts

  • You have experience working with collaborators across time zones and continents

  • You can think strategically and use user research to influence product roadmaps

  • You want to take ownership over what you’re designing, and see it grow and make an impact

  • You have the ability to dive in and learn complex systems and interfaces

  • You enjoy systems thinking, the ability to consider problems at different zoom-levels, across multiple products

  • You’re eager to learn from more experienced members

  • You enjoy your work!

Interested? Please submit a portfolio (and password if applicable) with your application. Thanks!

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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